Canada accepted 7,300 more immigration applications than intended for international graduates stream

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 12:00:56 +0000

Within 25 hours of launching the temporary residence to permanent residence (TR to PR) program, Canada reached its intake cap of 40,000 international student graduates. An internal memo reveals that the immigration department actually got significantly more applications than planned. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) received 7,307 additional applications to the International Graduate stream […]

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How to add dependents on TR to PR open work permit application

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 12:00:14 +0000

The new open work permit for essential workers and international student graduates is here until December 31, 2022. Applicants to the temporary residence to permanent residence (TR to PR) pathways can also add their family members to the bridging open work permit. The new open work permit opened July 26, specifically for TR to PR […]

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How to apply for Canada’s new TR to PR open work permit

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:41:54 +0000

Canada has released the guide for how essential workers and international students can apply for an open work permit. The new instructions from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) are for those who applied for the new temporary residence to permanent residence (TR to PR) pathways. The department has published the official instructions online. Launched […]

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Canada to introduce new open work permit for essential workers and international student graduates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:01:30 +0000

Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino has announced a new open work permit option for essential workers and international student graduates in Canada. Starting July 26, temporary residents who applied for the newly-launched pathway to permanent residence will be eligible for an open work permit while they wait for a decision on their application. What this means […]

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Immigration programs for international student grads in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 09:00:31 +0000

You have a number of options to stay in Canada after you graduate. Having a Canadian credential plus domestic work experience makes you a prime candidate for several immigration programs. There are some streams that just require a credential, such as a master’s or PhD, but having Canadian work experience or a job offer opens […]

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IRCC releases application guide for 6 new immigration streams

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 19:52:05 +0000

Canada has released the full guide for the six new immigration streams for international graduates and essential workers. The guide on the government website gives official instructions on how to apply for the new limited-time immigration pathways opening May 6 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Canada’s immigration department, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), will […]

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Marco Mendicino to discuss new PR pathways for temporary residents in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 20:18:43 +0000

Canada’s immigration minister is scheduled to hold a special event discussing the previously announced pathways to permanent residence for essential workers, students, and French speakers. Marco Mendicino will address the public on May 5 at 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time. After the minister’s remarks, media will be invited to ask questions, and there will be a […]

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Make Canadian experience count: Pathways to PR for workers and graduates in Canada

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 11:00:08 +0000

Canadian experience has always been valuable toward an application for permanent residence. Recently, it has become even more important. Coronavirus has caused Canada to shut its border to non-essential international travel. Which means, until regular travel resumes, Canada is focusing much of its immigration energies on temporary residents who are already physically present in the […]

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Canada’s new PR streams launch next week

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:00:45 +0000

Canada’s six new immigration streams for essential workers, international graduates, plus an unlimited number of French speakers are set to launch next week. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the pathways on April 14. Three of the streams will allow 90,000 essential workers and international graduates to get permanent residency status. The other three […]

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Why Canada is focusing on immigration candidates living in the country

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:00:35 +0000

With international travel low and immigration targets high, Canada has been opening pathways for domestic immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence. The Canadian government is depending on foreign nationals who are likely already living in Canada to meet its immigration targets for the year. Canada has set out to welcome 401,000 new permanent residents […]

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